Winners Of The 3rd Calaveras Has Talent!

Winners Of The 3rd Calaveras Has Talent!

The Calaveras Youth Organization held their 3rd “Calaveras Has Talent Finale” on Saturday at Bret Harte Theater. Calaveras has talent has become an annual competition of local talent from Calaveras County. Singers, Musicians, and dancers performed in competition from two quarter finals and a semi-final on Saturday evening. This year’s final featured six finalists in youth music performance, six finalists in adult music performance and three finalists in the new open “Dance/Other” category, dancers Jordan Dorland and Mackenzie Costa took first and second place honors with scientist Emma Turnbeaugh taking third. In youth music: Singer/Guitarist Kaillie Osborn placed first followed by Paul Coca and Hannah Casillas. The adult music winner was Copperopolis based band “West of 49”, followed by Keifer Minehart and Debora Olguin. The Hugo award this year went to Paul Coca. The winners of the final received cash prizes and trophies, along with performance opportunities at the 2018 Calaveras Jumping Frog Jubilee. Winner of the youth competition, Kaillie Osborn, also goes on a school assembly tour throughout Calaveras County Schools. The event is the main fundraising drive for the Calaveras Youth Organization, which supports youth music programs all over Calaveras County. 

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